George Mason University

Master of Education in Special Education, specializing in Applied Behavior Analysis

Address:

4400 University Drive

Fairfax, VA 22030

United States

Phone:

1-703-348-5006

Fax:

1-844-851-0924

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Education in Special Education, specializing in Applied Behavior Analysis

Format: Online

Program Description:

George Mason University's online Master's Degree in Special Education, specializing in Applied Behavior Analysis equips students to identify, address, and overcome complex learning challenges to influence the educational potential for people with mild to severe learning disabilities. The program can be completed in 24 months through a flexible, part-time program led by an expert faculty of behavior analysts, teachers, researchers, and innovators.

A standalone Applied Behavior Analysis Certificate is aso available. Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is a discipline devoted to understanding all human behavior and making behavioral improvements through the application of empirically validated, scientific methodology to real-world problems and solutions. The Applied Behavior Analysis online graduate certificate is markedly different from the Autism Spectrum Disorders program; its application isn't limited to special education or people who have disabilities – though it often is used for those purposes.

Ideal For:

  •     Business and industry
  •     Treatment of psychiatric disorders
  •     Autism
  •     General and specialty medicine
  •     Family relationships
  •     Intellectual disabilities
  •     Education at all levels
  •     Numerous other areas

Accreditation:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Loans Offered: Loans may be available. Applicants may apply by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). GMU FAFSA Code: 003749

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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